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I was using Windows XP, I like Ubuntu, but I'm wondering,because as I'm a professional photographer & photo editor.

I do my work with Photoshop, so will photoshop work in ubuntu?

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The short answer is no, although there are so many people begging Adobe to bring the suite to Linux systems they refuse - no financial intensive for them.

I do believe running it under Wine works although not well and not the latest version.

There are alternatives; I would recommend The Gimp, it's open source and comprehensive.

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The GIMP is as close as you can get.

As to running Photoshop and its variants under Wine, please consult the Wine Applications Database and check for your version, as you have not specified which version and edition you have. Wine alone would not work; you should install Wine, winetricks, Wine Windows Program Loaded, Q4Wine, and Play on Linux. For security purposes, also suggest you delete the Z: drive mapping in Wine's configuration.

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Why would you need anything other than wine and winetricks? Play on Linux has nothing to do with it for example. You can find the official Ubuntu docs on Photoshop+Wine here. –  terdon Mar 10 at 22:48

Have a look at this question for Photoshop alternatives: Here

It is possible to run Windows in a Virtual Box to run Photoshop on; have a look here for information on that too.

In addition take a look here for more information on running Photoshop in Wine or a Virtual Box.

Personally I would suggest that you should find and learn how to use an alternative application as this will ensure less problems in the future. Try Gimp from the Ubuntu Software Centre.

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You can use Wine (available from the Software Center) to run Photoshop. According to the WineHQ AppDB's entry for Photoshop, Photoshop is working relatively well under wine. Don't expect perfection, though, and if you run into problems, consult the entry. Not the different Wine versions mentioned; you may have to use the Wine PPA.

Before you make a purchase, try Gimp, the relatively bitmap-based image manipulation software available from the Software Center. For something more akin to Illustrator that is vector-based, try Inkscape.

You can install Windows in a virtual machine, if your system is powerful enough - Photoshop is a very big program.

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Yes, Photoshop works in Ubuntu, but there are some issues/bugs that might occur with fonts and also randomly quits, sadly. [I tried both, CS4 + CS5 full/portable version so far] - So it is not really the best option to work with.

You can either install Photoshop using Wine and/or PlayOnLinux - See/download with Ubuntu Software Center!

Installation guides and useful links: CS4 | CS5 | CS6

Try for yourself and see if it's satisfactory or use some of the alternative applications, like Gimp etc.. or VirtualBox in combination with WinXP and Photoshop

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